Dhaka: 3:15 PM, Wed, 21 Mar, 2018

PM inaugurates BNA Bangabandhu Complex

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated Bangabandhu Complex at Bangladesh Naval Academy in Patenga.

Zia Shishu Park being renamed

Secretariat Correspondent: Zia Shishu Park, a children's amusement park located in the capital’s Shahbag area, is being renamed as Shishu Park.

Verdict against war crimes accused Riaz Uddin any day

Staff Correspondent: The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver its verdict any day in a case filed against Mymensingh man Riaz Uddin Fakir for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War.

War crimes: Allegations found against 3 Habiganj men

Staff Correspondent: The probe body has found three specific allegations against three men from Habiganj that they were involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Liberation War.

Supreme Court bar association polls underway

Staff Correspondent: The two-day polls of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) began from Wednesday morning to elect new leaders of the association for 2018-2019.

2 Indian nationals held with 2.5kg gold

Staff Correspondent: A team of Dhaka Customs House detained two Indian citizens with 24 gold bars weighing 2.874Kg gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday morning.

ACC to appeal for increasing Khaleda’s jail term

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will appeal within Sunday in the High Court Division to increase the jail term of former Prime Minister and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust case.

4 killed as train hits covered van in Feni

Feni Correspondent: At least four people were killed and two others injured when a train hit a covered van at a level crossing in Feni early Wednesday.

Two women found dead at home in capital’s Gulshan

Staff Correspondent: Two Garo tribal women have been found dead at their apartment in Kalachandpur area under Gulshan Police Station in the city.

Maj Gen Shafeenul made new BGB DG

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has appointed Major General Md Shafeenul Islam as the new Director General (DG) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).

Payra Seaport cost doubles

Staff Correspondent: The first revised proposal of necessary development infrastructures or facilities for conducting the operations of the Payra Deep Seaport has been approved, making the original project cost of the country's third seaport in Patuakhali nearly double.

Case filed against Nobel laureate Dr. Yunus

Staff Correspondent: A case has been lodged with a Dhaka court against Chairman of Grameen Telecom Trust and Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus on charge of embezzling around Tk 7 crore.

Help prisoners return to normal life: President

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked the jail officials to take necessary steps for helping prisoners back to normal life by correcting them.

Technical glitch causes emergency landing to Biman flight

Staff Correspondent: A domestic flight of national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines bound for Saidpur made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka 18 minutes after it took off from the airport.

Plane crash: 3 laid to rest in Noakhali

Noakhali Correspondent: A man, his wife and their son, three victims of the US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crash, were laid to eternal rest at Kesharkhil village under Sonaimuri upazila in the district on Tuesday morning.

BNP’s public rally now March 29

Senior Reporter: BNP now wants to hold its public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city on March 29 after failing to get permission two times.

Salman-Priyanka to unite for ‘Bharat’ after 10 years

Entertainment Desk: After a whole lot of speculation about global star Priyanka Chopra’s next Bollywood project, it is now being reported that she will be paired with Salman Khan after 10 years. Produced by Atul Agnihotri, the two superstars will be reportedly uniting for a project named Bharat.